India against corruption: How to support Anna Hazare on web?

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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New Delhi, Aug 19: With his fight to end growing corruption in the country, Gandhian social activist Anna Hazare has became one of the popular figures in the cyber world also. Anna Hazare and Jan Lokpal supporters have started various forums and websites to gather more support to pressurize government to pass a strong Lokpal Bill.

Team Anna supporters and other social activists are now focusing on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus to spread the message of non-violent protest against corruption. Many of the Facebook users have changed their profile image to Anna Hazare or added badges with slogan like "I support Anna" and "India Against Corruption".

The microblogging site Twitter was flooded with Anna Hazare tweets asking the supporters to participate in protest marches organised in various parts of the country. Anna Team member Kiran Bedi is using her Twitter account to spread messages to Jan Lokpal supporters.

Jan Lokpal Bill supporters have started 'India Against Corruption' website to pressurize the government for enacting Jan Lokpal Bill. India Against Corruption movement is an expression of collective anger of people of India against corruption. Users can login to this website to join the protest against corruption.

India Against Corruption has its pages on Facebook and Twitter. The India Against Corruption page on Facebook has more than three lakh thirty thousand plus supporters.

The 'Janlokpal' Twitter page has nearly 50,000 followers and the words like 'annahazare', 'indiaagainstcorruption', 'janlokpal', 'lokpal' were trending on Twitter.

A facebook page for Anna Hazare has clocked more than 301,952 'Likes' and still counting. On this page, supporters are posting details about protest marches happening in various parts of the country. The video sharing website YouTube was also flooded with videos requesting support for Anna and his Gandhian model fight against corruption.

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